Recently, I heard from Nebraska principals about the important issues facing our schools, like the need to expand access to mental health services and address the teacher shortage.
It was great to welcome Mayor Don Groesser and Ralston city officials to Washington, D.C., last month.
I spent some time talking with the Nebraska Pork Producers, who were in Washington for #NPPCLAC2023. We had a good discussion about trade and overregulation.
I had a meeting last month with representatives from the Northwestern Lumber Association to talk about the important issues facing the lumber industry.
Every day, VerityNow works to educate people about the need to update our nation’s crash testing standards to better protect women, young people, and the elderly. I appreciated meeting with members of their team to talk about this important issue.
I met with representatives from the Omaha USACE District to talk about their work on important projects throughout Nebraska.
I appreciated meeting with the Nebraska chapter of the National Apartment Association to talk about ways to support the housing needs of Nebraskans.
It was wonderful to meet with the new Mayor of Blair Melinda Rump and City Administrator Rodney Storm to talk about the current and future needs of the city.
The Grocery Kart in Broken Bow is known for its friendly service, local products, and quality food. I enjoyed meeting some of the staff to speak about high inflation and supply chain issues.
I had a great discussion in Plattsmouth with community leaders about important topics such as agricultural trade, inflation, and school resources.
We had some great crowds at our Nebraska Breakfasts last month! If you’re visiting D.C. from Nebraska and would like to join our 80-year tradition, click here to learn more.
I had the honor of speaking at a send-off ceremony for the Nebraska National Guard’s A Company, 2-134th Infantry Battalion (Airborne) as they prepared for their first deployment overseas. We owe a debt of gratitude to these brave Nebraskans for their service to this country.
I always enjoy meeting with Nebraska Farm Bureau President Mark McHargue. I appreciated our discussion about ways to move Nebraska agriculture forward, like passing a strong Farm Bill and pushing the Biden administration to focus on expanding our trade opportunities.
Every year, about 5,000 people across the United States are diagnosed with ALS, a devastating disease that takes away so much from the ones we love. I met with members of the ALS Association to talk about ways to combat ALS and help support those who are suffering.
I met with the National Shooting Sports Foundation to hear about their efforts to promote responsible gun ownership for recreational shooting and hunting and facilitate lawful export licensing.
I always enjoy meeting with the Nebraska Cattlemen to talk about the issues facing Nebraska producers and the importance of this year’s Farm Bill.
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